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MiFID II and Upcoming Change for U.S. Asset Managers

When thinking about investment management and how to grow your business, there is more to focus on than performance. We can all agree that performance is the key driver to asset-raising however, no investor will allocate money to your firm without the proper operational or compliance infrastructure. That means for asset managers, regulation is a key topic. 

Most firms are aware of topics that directly affect their business, but what about regulation that has a secondary effect? The investment management business is a global business—so regulation, both in the U.S. and overseas, impacts asset managers. 

Posted by Elyse Waldinger on Oct 4, 2017 11:23:48 AM

Topics: Europe, International Equity, From the Desk of Elyse Waldinger

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How the Fed Rate Hike Affects Europe

The recent Federal Reserve rate hike was widely expected—they’ve now raised rates three times since the end of 2015—and its benchmark interest rate has increased by 0.25 percentage points. We should be seeing two more rate hikes in 2017, and three in 2018. There’s plenty of talk about how this impacts life within the United States, but how does it affect our dealings with Europe?

Posted by Daeil Cha on Mar 30, 2017 11:28:28 AM

Topics: From the Desk of Daeil Cha, Europe

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